Since shop bought ones are drier and stiffer it s quite difficult to stretch them. If your wrapper is square.
Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large skillet.
How to make dumplings with square wrappers. If your wrapper is round. Get rid of any air bubbles. Scroll up to see step by step photos for folding square wrappers into dumplings.
How to wrap dumplings. Pan fry the dumplings. Fold the wrapper in half into a triangle shape.
Homemade wrappers work much better. Just wrap and boil. Lightly fry the dumplings until the bottoms are golden.
Dampen the edges of the wrapper. Press the edges together to seal it well pressing out any air bubbles. With homemade wrappers you can fold your dumplings any way you wish as they are moist soft and stretchy if you use shop bought wrappers you will have to wet the rim to make them sticky.
Fold the wrapper over the filling to create a half moon shape pinching the edges closed to seal. Dip your finger into the bowl of water and moisten the edges of the wrapper with the water. This particular clip wraps tortellini filling but you can choose whatever filling you want.